Shawnee resident, Idella M. Norton, 77, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2009, at a local hospital.
She was born June 12, 1931, in Randlett, Okla., to Houston and Stella (Maloy) Bruce.
She married Waldon C. Norton on October 11, 1948, in Burkburnett, Texas.
She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Randlett, Okla., and had lived in Shawnee for past 30 years.
She is survived by her husband, Waldon Norton of the home; two sons, Walden and Jeannie Norton of Ft. Smith, Ark., and Roger Dale and Debbie Norton of Shawnee; daughter, Carol and Gordon Barfield of Shawnee; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Joy Belle VanCleave of Wichita Falls, Texas, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2009 , at Tecumseh Cemetery with Donnie Knight officiating under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.